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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick spent two years in prison for his involvement in an illegal dog fighting ring before his second stint in the NFL. It has been said that prison is a life-changing experience for those who have been incarcerated. Vick would certainly agree with this as he told the folks at TMZ that he is a better person because of it now."Sometimes it takes this ... for a person to go through certain hardships ... to realize what their purpose really is," Vick said."I think God placed it on my heart when I was incarcerated to come out and be the best person I can be and to help as many people as I can help."Vick has been spending time in Washington D.C. this week with Rep. John Lewis from Georgia to push a charity that recruits volunteers to play sports with incarcerated children. The program is called Team Freedom Outreach and Vick appears to be very passionate of the cause."Many of these children who are incarcerated receive no visitors."Team Freedom Outreach gives them positive mentorship. It shows these kids that somebody cares. It helps them make a plan," Vick said.If there is anyone who knows about second chances it is Vick. The southpaw was arguably the biggest star in the sport when he was charged in the dog fighting ring. Many believed he would never play a down in the NFL again. But he has and expects to be in an intense battle for the starting quarterback spot once more in 2013.Via TMZ
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Eagles quarterback Michael Vick called into TMZ Live and made it clear that he’s not trying to help incarcerated children in an attempt to help his image. He stressed that his two-year prison term helped him become a better person.
“Sometimes it takes this … for a person to go through certain hardships … to realize what their purpose really is,” Vick said.
According to TMZ, Eagles quarterback Michael Vick is in Washington D.C. to meet with a congressman in order to help incarcerated children through sports.
The Philadelphia Eagles QB got together with Rep. John Lewis from Georgia to push Team Freedom Outreach — a charity that recruits volunteers to play sports with children who are incarcerated.
Vick says he’s passionate about...
Remember Kevin Kolb?
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Remember when he was drafted?
With the 26th overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles…. TRADE their pick to the Dallas Cowboys for their hated rival’s second-round (36th), third-round (87th), and fifth-round (159th) selections.
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Some will never forgive Michael Vick for the dog fighting, but since he has been released from prison, he has done more to help society that the majority of his critics.
Here is just another example.
Michael Vick is currently in Washington D.C. — meeting with a powerful congressman in an effort to help incarcerated children get their lives on track … TMZ has learned.
First, allow me to preface this article by saying that I have the highest respect for the author of the article I’m going to reference. I think Sheil Kapadia of Birds 24/7 is a great guy and one hell of a sports writer. And even though I generally agree [...]The post If Michael Vick Wins the Philadelphia Eagles Backup Job… appeared first on Eagles Pulse.
Philadelphia Eagles’ receiver DeSean Jackson has already given his opinion on who he thinks will be his starting quarterback. That didn’t stop Jackson from once again speaking up about the competition. Jackson gives Michael Vick the edge in the quarterback competition over Nick Foles on ESPN’s First Take. In my opinion, honestly, I don’t want to be put on the spot,” DeSean...
Wide ReceiversTags: DeSean JacksonMichael VickNick FolesPhiladelphia EaglesEagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson was on ESPN’s First Take yesterday and he had plenty to say about the Eagles quarterback situation. To nobody’s surprise he told he expected Michael Vick to with the team’s starting quarterback job.
“In my opinion, honestly...
Noted animal rights activist Holly Robinson Peete really likes Michael Vick. And apparently some bias against lesbian lacrosse players. Roll First Take (sorry, so sorry). [TBL]
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Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly is not willing to accept that his team won’t be competitive this season. The Eagles are coming off a 4-12 season and still don’t know who the starting quarterback will be. “My job is to win right now,” Kelly said, via Geoff Mosher of CSNPhilly.com. “How
Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson stopped by ESPN's First Take on Wednesday morning and discussed the team's quarterback competition and, after a brief hesitation, predicted Michael Vick will be the starting quarterback when camp opens.
“In my opinion, honestly, I don’t want to be put on the spot, I know y’all gonna do me like that, but Michael Vick’s got a lot...
Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson thinks Michael Vick will be the Eagles’ starting quarterback. “In my opinion, honestly, I don’t want to be put on the spot, I know y’all gonna do me like that, but Michael Vick’s got a lot of confidence in himself. He’s been there,
by Michael Richard-Webb In 2012, the Atlanta Falcons went 12-4 and clinched home field advantage throughout the playoffs in the NFC for the second time in 3 years. They made it to the NFC Championship for the first time since 2004 with Michael Vick as their starting QB, but were defeated 28–24 by the [...]
Philadelphia Eagles rookie head coach Chip Kelly is working to reinvent the Eagles’ playbook.
With so much on the table, Kelly is tired of only talking about quarterbacks.
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Just when you were lulled into the last few days of pre-camp quiet, the Philadelphia Eagles decided to make a move. On Wednesday, the team announced that they had signed rookie free agent T Michael Bamiro.
Bamiro was a 2012 first-team All-Big South selection out of Stony Brook. He made 33 consecutive starts at right tackle for the...